News Articles Archive
7th November 2012
A Norwegian artist has brought a whole new meaning to the phrase 'a stitch in time' by designing a 365 day 'knitting clock'.
The timepiece uses almost 1,500ft of yarn to show the passing of time and knits one stitch every half an hour throughout the day.
Created by Siren Elise Wilhelmsen, the dev... read more
5th November 2012
Residents in Hertfordshire have completed an impressive knitting project to recreate their village.
Pirton Local History Group is using the unique construction to help raise awareness of a proposed interactive map of the village's oldest houses, as part of the Heritage Lottery Fund's All Our Stor... read more
2nd November 2012
Knitwear has recently been thrust into the high fashion spotlight with a range of designers choosing to focus on natural fibres.
One such designer is Michael van der Ham, a leading Dutch name, who made sure that his creations stood out on the autumn-winter catwalks.
Ditching home comforts such as... read more
1st November 2012
Knitting socks for troops in the First World War was a tradition employed by many Australian women keen to help the boys on the front line.
Seamless socks were knitted using eight-ply grey wool, which have since become synonymous with the Great War.
A rare and annotated knitting pattern for these... read more
31st October 2012
Vogue Knitting Live Chicago went out with a bang on Sunday, marking the end of four busy days of lectures, demonstrations and workshops.
Kicking off the final day was Deborah Newton with a one-hour lecture about her new book, Finishing School, which included the importance of finishing touches.
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